Adviser firm to compensate client after facilitating Cape Verde hotel investment

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Hannah Godfrey
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Insight said Mr H had completed his own due diligence on the Cape Verde property and possibly visited it.
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Insight said Mr H had completed his own due diligence on the Cape Verde property and possibly visited it.

Insight Financial Associates has been asked to compensate a former client after it transferred his pension into a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) that was used to invest in a hotel development project in Cape Verde.

Mr H, as the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) referred to him, invested £66,318 into the project that saw him take a 45% stake in an ‘off-plan' apartment on the understanding he would later purchase the...

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